Wed, Oct 3, 2012 3:57 PM EDT

The good folks here at Colorlines.com and the Applied Research Center will be watching tonight's first presidential debate, and we'd love for you to join us! Our economic justice reporter Imara Jones -- who noted a few weeks ago that [Mitt Romney's 47 Percent comments had everything to do with race](http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/09/romney_47_percent.html) -- will be livetweeting tonight's debates, so be sure to follow him on Twitter at [@imarajones](https://twitter.com/imarajones). If you need an extra nudge, watch Imara in action on a recent episode of Melissa Harris Perry's show on MSNBC.

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